The Research Voices Blog
“Our children are invisible”: Including the voices of people with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities and their families in health research
In this blog we share the findings from our one day PAMIS workshop with parents of people with profound and multiple learning disabilities.
Written by Rhiann McLean with support from PAMIS. With special thanks to those who committed their time and shared their stories.
Including the voices of people with Learning Disabilities in health research: An IASSIDD roundtable
In this blog we share key discussion points from the 2019 IASSIDD Conference roundtable on inclusive research.
Written by Rhiann McLean, November 2019
“Is it one of those weight loss groups?” The experience of recruiting jurors for the Research Voices Project
In this blog we reflect on the process of recruiting our Citizens' Jury, looking at the challenges and what worked for us.
Written by Rhiann McLean, September 2019
Engagement, involvement and the barriers we face to achieving inclusion
In this blog we reflect on some the discussions we had at a recent workshop held by the Observatory to discuss methods of inclusive practice.
Written by Rhiann McLean, August 2019
Easy read and inclusivity: two perspectives
In this blog we reflect on the use of easy read and the principles of effective communication to promote inclusive practice.
Written by Rhiann McLean and Lois Cameron, July 2019
How we used an inclusive approach to hire our Public Engagement Lead
To establish the research voices project, our first task was to recruit a Public Engagement Lead. In this blog written by Lois Cameron from Talking Mats she explains how this was done.
Written by Lois Cameron, March 2019